I have a confession.
When I wrote down my new years resolutions a few days ago, I omitted one of the most personal goals I have for this year: to improve and expand Enjoying Earth. I omitted this goal because it felt too scary to actually write it down where others could see and track my progress. Throughout the life of this blog, I have allowed the confines of my self-prescribed limits dictate how successful I can be and how much I am allowed to share here. I have let my self-conscious worries manifest in a barrier that I use to shield myself from others seeing those parts that worry me. Only recently have I realized (poo on that! I’m STILL realizing) that my barrier has surely kept out those who might judge me, but it has also detrimentally kept out those who might connect with me. (more…)